JULY 6: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

Published On: July 6, 2018 06:00 PM NPT

At least 10 killed, scores injured in Upper Mustang tipper accident

At least 10 workers have been killed and scores injured the tipper they were riding on met in an accident at Ghiling, five hours walk from the district headquarter Jomsom of Upper Mustang.  The accident took place when the tipper, Ba 2 Ka 222, was ferrying construction workers for Jomsom-Korala road section.

Residents draw attention of govt as Gorkha Brewery fills Narayani River with toxic chemicals  

Residents of Gaidakot municipality of Nawalparasi East have urged the government for timely intervention to stop pollution in the Narayani River. The river has been polluted by untreated toxic chemicals released by Gorkha Brewery Pvt. Ltd and other industries near the river bank.  The chemicals not only pose threat to marine life, it also affects citizens who rely on the water for various daily uses.   The Brewery has dismissed allegations, despite the monitoring from the Department of Environment stating otherwise. 

Post SEE, advertisements add woes to prospective students and parents

Prospective students and their parents are finding it difficult to choose a good school, largely due to advertisements that have started to fill newspapers and televisions.  To what extent is advertisement influencing decisions?

Autism patients increasing by 15% every year in Nepal

Around 15 per cent children (300,000) suffer from autism, according to Autism Care Nepal Society. Globally, one in 59 children suffers from Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Bangladesh gets $100-million ADB grant to boost facilities for displaced Rohingya

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a grant of $100 million to Bangladesh to develop basic infrastructure and services for refugees from neighboring Myanmar. Bangladesh faces a challenge in managing refugee camps in its southern district of Cox’s Bazar, flooded by more than 700,000 people who fled violence in Rakhine State since late August

Pre-match analysis: France v Uruguay, Brazil v Belgium

Uruguay and France meet in the first quarter-final of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. This will be followed by another exciting game between Brazil and Belgium. Who would win the two respective games? Get to know the teams better in this pre match analysis.  



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